hijack and Dacapo are film production companies specialising in art and science. From theatrical distribution to multi-media installations, our clients have included Design Museum, Tate Modern, Science Museum, Design Council, Geffrye Museum, Creative Education Academy, Book Works, BBC, and BBC worldwide.
hijack collaborates within academic and technologically innovative partners. With Assorted Images we produced a live documentary webcast featuring Paul McCartney at the Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol. With Ab Rogers Design we created seven films for the Richard Rogers touring retrospective exhibition ‘From the House to the City’ (Centre Pompidou, Paris). Recently hijack researched and created an audio-visual installation for the permanent exhibition of James Watt’s workshop at the Science Museum, London. ‘A Modernist in Suburbia, Architect Kenneth Wood’, a film supported by AHRC, is currently on exhibition at the Stanley Picker Gallery, London.
Dacapo have extensive experience in delivering creative projects to tier 1 clients utilising our network of carefully chosen delivery partners, well defined best practice and best of breed technology. We focus on realising effective multi-platform content distribution and monetisation in the context of current technology innovation, audience engagement and brand value. Collectively we manage interactive 360o video, content production and community building.
Touch Press are recognised worldwide as publishers of quality apps, currently on iOS devices, which educate, enlighten and entertain users. They are renowned for tackling difficult subjects (Eliot’s The Waste Land, Shakespeare’s Sonnets, and The Elements) in an innovative way, always working with partners to bring the best skills and content to the development. The team at Touch Press brings experience from TV production, publishing, writing and design together with outstanding engineering to create apps which continue to innovate in the goal of ‘enlightenment’. They have extensive experience and success in marketing apps to local and global audiences.
Touch Press create richly featured, high-quality, beautiful apps to rethink how people engage with a subject from the ground up. For this project we are exploring how point cloud technology can be used to help people explore the stories behind Eduardo Paolozzi’s studio.
Dr Chris Horrocks (Kingston University) already has an extensive history of collaborating with hijack, working with technology companies and arts organisations to link art, technology and education. He is a high- profile academic researching on technology, phenomenology and culture.
With hijack and the Science Museum he delivered the James Watt workshop exhibition (2011). He researched and published books for Icon Books on key theorists of technology and society (Baudrillard, Foucault, McLuhan), and broadcast their ideas on BBC’s Nightwaves. His book on the history of the television set will be published by Reaktion in 2014.
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